Ninebarrow are a multi-award winning folk duo who are impressing audiences around the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Superb music and storytelling at its best. Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own distinctive way. Not only exceptional singers and musicians, Ninebarrow are also equally passionate about the stories behind their songs combining their music with history, folklore and storytelling.
The duo were nominated in the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Horizon category for Best Emerging Artist and also for Best Duo in both the Fatea Magazine Awards 2016 and the Folking.com awards of 2017. In March 2017, the duo were invited to perform a live session on Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 2 Folk Show, where the presenter described their singing as “A rather lovely thing…like two halves of one voice.” Ninebarrow’s latest album, Releasing the Leaves was released to widespread critical acclaim. Following the critical acclamation the duo have received, they’ve been in high demand and have been receiving bookings at a plethora of folk clubs, music venues and festivals across the country.
Date: Thursday, 17th May
Venue: Bickerton Village Hall, Bickerton, SY14 8AR
Time: 8.00pm – 10.00pm (Doors open 7.15pm)
Ticket Price: £10.00